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Choose your membership plan

Get access to the community, insider insights, and professional resources you need to grow your creative business.

What’s Included

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Business Resources

Members gain access to our library of content, with in-depth coverage of the topics that matter most to craft industry professionals. Dive into our portfolio of business resources filled with templates, check-lists, content ideas, lists of service providers, wholesale sources, and more.

Community

Network with industry professionals in our private members-only Facebook group, and join us for our monthly Craft Business Roundtable, an online open-agenda member meeting. List job openings and find new professional opportunities on our Job + Opportunities board.

Expert training

Join us for interactive monthly webinars with legal, accounting, social media, and other industry experts.

Discounts on business essentials

Save money with our member discounts on insurance, travel, shipping, office supplies, and pro tools to help you run your business.

What our members say

“Craft Industry Alliance provides actionable know-how, quality connections, and invaluable resources for anyone in a craft-related business. It is particularily useful for the solopreneur  interested in connecting with this innovative class of businesses, designers, and industry leaders.”
Liz Gibson

Weaver, Educator, Author, Yarn Worker

“I want you all to know how much I appreciate all of your hard work and contributions in creating Craft Industry Alliance for our niche industry. I signed up for this the day it was launched and consider it an indispensable tool and resource for my solopreneur business.”
Stephanie Socha

Interior Designer, Stephanie Socha Design

The resource library is worth it’s cyber-weight in gold! I can find lists of wholesale suppliers, marketing tips, informal legal advice, and checklists that are targeted specifically to the craft industry.
Lyric Kinard

Artist, Author, Educator, Lyric Art

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Craft Industry Alliance?

We’re a trusted source of industry information, creative inspiration, and community for craft professionals. Through our educational resources, we help our members build viable businesses, and build community within the craft industry.

What if my business is brand new?

Our members operate businesses of all sizes. You’ll find sole proprietors working alone at home or at a studio, retail shops that have many employees, and manufacturers with warehouses and offices. Whether you’re just launching a business, or have been in the industry for decades, you’ll be welcome in our community.

Can I join if my business is outside the USA?

Yes! Our community is open to craft industry professionals all over the world. Some of our legal resources (eg: copyright, taxes) are most applicable to US-based businesses. Overall, we keep content applicable to a global community of craft professionals.

Will my membership auto-renew?

Yes, all memberships will renew automatically, unless you decide to cancel. Members are welcome to cancel anytime. If your business has grown, and you’d like to move to a new membership tier, you can adjust your account at any time.

How do I cancel my membership?

Cancelling is easy, and takes less than a minute. Visit the subscription tab of your account page to find the cancel button. You can also email hello@craftindustryalliance.org for assistance. Account changes must be made before your auto-renewal date. Contact us within 14 days of your auto-renewal to request a refund.

Is there a jurying process?

Not at this time. When you join Craft Industry Alliance, you’ll be required to submit your business name, contact and billing information, and a few stats on how you run your businesses.

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